Trumpet Tips from Nick Drozdoff

Video Lectures

Displaying all 11 video lectures.
Lecture 1
Long Tones & Sotto Voce
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Long Tones & Sotto Voce
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff shows a long tone exercise he uses as a warm up.
Lecture 2
Clarkes Studies: Sotto Voce
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Clarkes Studies: Sotto Voce
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff continues his warm-up practice session. The idea is to accomplish several tasks with one exercise.

 

Lecture 3
Singing Exercise from Low Ab to F over double C
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Singing Exercise from Low Ab to F over double C
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff gives a basic chord study for working on range played from low Ab to F over double C.
Lecture 4
Embouchure Design Revisited
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Embouchure Design Revisited
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff discusses an older method he developed and wrote about. Nick Drozdoff now longer uses these ideas as such, but offers them here as useful ideas for student trumpeters.
Lecture 5
Flexibility and Trills
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Flexibility and Trills
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff gives a short demonstration and explanation of how to do lip trills and work on lip flexibility.
Lecture 6
High Gear & Low Gear
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High Gear & Low Gear
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff takes on the Walt Johnson method for playing the upper register. He plays the Hot Canary as a demo and then discusses the method.
Lecture 7
Breathing for Trumpet
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Breathing for Trumpet
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff teaches breathing for trumpet playing.
Lecture 8
How To Play An Asymmetric Mouthpiece
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How To Play An Asymmetric Mouthpiece
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff explains how to use a John Lynch asymmetric trumpet mouthpiece.
Lecture 9
Flow Studies I
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Flow Studies I
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff explores the studies used by Vince Chicowiscz.
Lecture 10
Flow Studies II
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Flow Studies II
In this video lesson, Nick Drozdoff gives a second discussion elaborating on flow studies and tone development for trumpet players.
Lecture 11
Gattermann Etude
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Gattermann Etude